March 17, 2014


Evelyn Wieland, 92, of Carroll, died Thursday, March 13, 2014, at Carroll Health Center Nursing Home in Carroll.

Mass of the Christian burial will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 18, at St. Lawrence Catholic Church in Carroll. Celebrant will be Father Timothy Schott. Con-celebrants will be Father Timothy Johnson and Father Robert Gralapp. Music will be by Marcy Anderson, St. Lawrence choir with Sherry Loughran as cantor. Mass servers will be Evan Koster and Haley Heithoff. Lector will be Kim Vandendriessche. Gift bearers will be Paul and Sharon Vogel and Clarence and Judy Ziegmann. Eucharistic minister will be Kathy Stein. Casket bearers will be Daryl Loew, Steve Von Dielingen, Dr. Greg Perkins, Jerry Schrad, Emmett Lahr and Andy Vogel. The Carroll Catholic Daughters of the Americas and members of Kuemper Catholic baseball team will form an honor guard for the Mass. Burial will be at Mount Olivet Cemetery in Carroll.

Friends may call after 4:30 p.m. Monday at Sharp Funeral Home in Carroll where there will be a rosary at 5 p.m. by the Carroll Catholic Daughters of the Americas and a Christian wake service at 7 p.m.

The casket will be moved to St. Lawrence Church at 9 a.m. Tuesday when visitation will resume.

Online condolences may be left for Evelyn's family at

Evelyn Louise was born April 18, 1921, at Breda, Iowa, a daughter of Bernard and Anna (Fleege) Wess. She spent her younger years in the Breda area and graduated from St. Bernard High School with the Class of 1939.

On Sept. 10, 1945, Evelyn married Robert Wieland at St. Lawrence Catholic Church in Carroll. The couple made their home in Carroll where they raised their children. Evelyn was a devoted wife, mother, sister and grandmother. She enjoyed word-search books, jigsaw puzzles, traveling to northeastern Iowa in the spring and fall, playing cards, and loved watching Kuemper play baseball. Evelyn was a member of St. Lawrence Parish and the Carroll Catholic Daughters of the Americas.

Evelyn is survived by: her children: Barbara Hamblen and husband Phil of Denison, George Wieland and wife Barbara of Carroll, Kathy Wieland of Carroll, and Mary Jo Wieland of Carroll; seven grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; her sister-in-law: Marie Eich of Ackley; as well as several nieces, nephews and other extended relatives.

Evelyn was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Robert in April 2012; her sisters: Clara Schulte and Lill Heisterkamp; and her brothers: Larry Wess and Linus Wess.